Best pubs for AFL

This is about as important as list’s get - The best pubs to watch AFL live and loud. Everyone has their favourite pub for the footy. We have compiled a list of ours. If you attend a pub on this list you can be sure they will be showing the game and that you won’t be alone cheering on your mighty team as they march towards September. Want to know how many screens will be showing the footy? Just click on each pub profile for that and more. If you are after the closest pub to you right now you can find that on our bar finder page or simply download the app. 

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AFL

Ball!!! Once you have heard this word screamed at a fully packed MCG you will forever be in love with the atmosphere that this competition creates. The AFL is our game and it is a spectacle. Bar the MCG we think the best spot to watch the AFL is in a great sports pub with a big screen, commentary on and a top selection of beers. That’s why we created a list. Best bars to watch AFL. Whether you are tucked in close to the MCG at the Richmond Club Hotel, singing your team’s song at the Rose in Fitzroy or enjoying the sun in Sydney's Light Brigade there is no shortage of great pubs that show the nation’s game. AFL. It can be harder to find the perfect pub showing AFL outside of Victoria and South Australia. That’s where MatchPint’s pub finder comes in handy. We are constantly on the lookout for more great pubs to watch live sport so send in your recommendations. More of a NRL fan? Try this equivalent page of best bars to watch NRL .

Auburn Hotel

Auburn Hotel

Particularly popular for Hawthorn games. Really nice pub with outdoor screens and beer garden. Good beer selection and food is top notch.
College Lawn Hotel

College Lawn Hotel

An institution for all sport south of the river. If you like outdoor viewing then College will not disappoint. Showing all major games and serving great grub College is certainly a firm MatchPint favourite.
The Wharf Hotel

The Wharf Hotel

Great riverside location is also only a 10 minute walk to Marvel stadium so great for some pre-game pints. 8 screens throughout the bar meaning you will always have a decent view of the footy.
Bourke Street Imperial

Bourke Street Imperial

This pub is a classic. Known for it's rooftop and for being an excellent live sport venue. If you are in the CBD looking for a pub to watch the AFL it is hard to go past The Imperial.